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Lunch & Learn!

Sheldon Peck – Local Abolitionist

Please note that the topic for this event has changed.

Visitors Center Medill Room
12:00 – 1:00pm
Free program, but registration is required and the parking fee applies
Ages: 14 & Up

Join us on the third Thursday of the month July through December for a lunch and learn opportunity! We’ll be exploring topics related to Cantigny Park and local history. Bring a sack lunch from home and have a snack while you learn!

Registration is required due to limited space.

Speaker for this month: Sarah Richardt, Executive Director of the Lombard Historical Society and Tim Frakes producer of Sheldon Peck: portrait of an Ordinary man in Extraordinary times will host a viewing of the 37 minute documentary with a q and a following. This riveting short film talks of the life of DuPage County resident, Sheldon Peck and his work as a conductor on the underground railroad and as the most noted folk art portraitist of the 19th century.


Questions or for help registering: 630-668-5161